Bengal Today is a popular newspaper in India, published from and headquartered in India. In this article, Mediabuzz is going to analyze Bengal Today’s media bias and Bengal Today’s factual reporting on the basis of its coverage, language used, presidential endorsements, media reports, research and blind surveys. We have also commented on the left or right biasedness of the Bengal Today along with its factual accuracy.
Media Bias Analysis Summary
After thorough research, we will conclude whether the Bengal Todayis Left Leaning, Right Leaning or Centred in its approach. For Bengal Today, we will go through several researches, studies, blind surveys, headline analysis, etc. to comment on Bengal Today’s media bias. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media bias meter out of all the seven possible meters shown here.
Factual Reporting Summary
For commenting on the factual accuracy of the Bengal Today, we will flip through previous news articles of the publication and observe if Bengal Today has published any factually incorrect information. Based on this, we will conclude that we have commented on the factual accuracy of Bengal Today. Based on the above analysis, we will assign one of the media reliability meter out of all the three possible meters shown here.
A. Bengal Today Media Bias Analysis
Under this section, we will briefly explain the factors that contribute towards our media bias conclusion for Bengal Today. We will observe, analyse and comment on the Bengal Today language used, presidential endorsement, controversies, allegations, political views of Bengal Today’s editors, etc. to support our inference.
1. Bengal Today Emotional Influence & Adjectives in Headlines
We will rummage through previous headlines of Bengal Today to look out for usage of influential language, adjectives, emotionally charged words, etc. that suggests any bias of Bengal Today towards any side of the spectrum.
2. Bengal Today Endorsement of President
Endorsement of presidential candidates in elections comments strongly about a newspaper’s affiliation towards left or right. We will look out for candidates that Bengal Today has endorsed in previous presidential elections to support Bengal Today’s political bias.
3. Political leader’s Criticism of Bengal Today
A political leader’s frequent criticism of Bengal Today will also suggest about political inclination of the newspaper. In this section, we will observe if any political leader has criticised Bengal Today in the past to support our arguments.
4. Allegations on Bengal Today
Under this section, we will look out for any previous allegations against Bengal Today by any political leader, party, organization or readers to support if Bengal Today is biased towards left, right or center.
5. Media Bias Articles from Research Papers, Institutions, etc.
Several reputed fact checking and media bias analytics organizations conduct thorough surveys and research to write about Bengal Today media bias. To substantiate our claims about Bengal Today’s media bias inclination, we will cite these highly reliable sources and research from reputed organizations.
6. Audience of Bengal Today
The audience of Bengal Today also strongly suggests its media bias. Therefore, to further substantiate our claims, we will write about Bengal Today’s audience whether they are democrats or republicans in their political affinities.
7. Bengal Today’s controversial statements and tweets
Several newspapers make controversial statements or tweets on social media that reflect their affinity towards any ideology. We will flip through Bengal Today social media accounts to look for clues that suggests Bengal Today media bias.
8. Popular editors of Bengal Today
Any popular person or editor associated with the Bengal Today will also speak a lot about Bengal Today’s media bias. We will analyze popular persons or editors of Bengal Today that are directly or indirectly linked to any political party or ideology.
9. Bengal Today CEO’s political views
In this section, we will look if Bengal Today CEO supports or sponsors any political party directly or indirectly. We will look for his tweets, statements, opinion pieces, and controversies that will take us towards Bengal Today’s media bias.
B. Bengal Today Factual Reporting Analysis
After Bengal Today media bias, we will write about Bengal Today’s factual reporting, to check whether Bengal Today is reliable or not. There are several parameters on which we will be analyzing Bengal Today’s factual accuracies and will comment if Bengal Today has ever published any false or misleading reports.
1. Bengal Today’s misleading or false news articles
We will look for Bengal Today’s previous history if it has ever intentionally or unintentionally published any fake news, false or misleading reports to influence audience. We will also write about false claims made by Bengal Today in its Op-Ed or news section.
2. Popular Fact-Checking Organizations’ Analysis of Bengal Today
Several fact-checking organizations including Politico, FactCheck, Snopes, Poynter, etc. conduct frequent fact-check on news articles published by newspapers. We will list down fact-checks that mentioned Bengal Today to suggest if Bengal Today has published false stories in the past or not.
3. Sources of Bengal Today
Sources quotes by newspapers are also indicative of their reliability. We will check the sources quoted by Bengal Today in their news stories to find out if Bengal Today is factually reliable or not.
C. Bengal Today Reliability Ratings by Fact-Checking Organizations
Several organizations across the globe independently conduct thorough research and studies on the pattern of news coverage by mainstream media. These websites study the articles published by the news media with the help of professionals and rate them on the basis of bias and reliability. Under this section, we will find out what other fact-checking organizations and media monitors have to say about Bengal Today.
D. History of Bengal Today
Bengal Today is based out of India and primarily published from India . In this section, we will comment about the history of Bengal Today including Bengal Today founder, Bengal Today publisher, Bengal Today circulation and Bengal Today headquarters.
E. Bengal Today Funding & Ownership
Under this section, mediabuzz will write about Bengal Today’s investors, stakeholders and owners to analyze how Bengal Today’s media bias and factual reliability is affected.
F. Readers of Bengal Today
Under this section, we will provide you approximate numbers of readers Bengal Today enjoy. It will also have an age-wise, demographic-wise, gender-wise and political opinion-wise distribution of Bengal Today audience.
G. Bengal Today Media Bias and Credibility – Conclusion
After a thorough analysis of Bengal Today on the above mentioned parameters, we will sum up if Bengal Today is a left, center or right biased newspaper. Based on the analysis, we will offer a judgement on whether Bengal Today is a reliable or unreliable publication when factual reporting is concerned.